matchmaker

noun match·mak·er \ -ˌmā-kər \
|Updated on: 13 Aug 2018

Definition of matchmaker

: one that arranges a match; especially : one who tries to bring two unmarried individuals together in an attempt to promote a marriage

matchmaking

play \-kiŋ\ noun

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  • : a person who tries to bring two people together so that they will marry each other



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